‘Dumsor’ booms phone charging business
Recharge card vendors in some parts of the capital, especially ‘trotro’ stations and densely populated vicinities are cashing in on the mobile phone charging business following the current load-shedding exercise locally referred to as “Dumsor”.
Pension funds accrue GH¢2.1bn
An amount of GHc2.183 billion has accrued since January 2010 from the second-tier pension scheme, the National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA) has said.
Of strong dollar, sluggish global growth and sloppy financial markets
The U.S. currency as measured by the Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index has gained almost 7 percent since July, 2014. The rally up to September 2014 has seen U.S. dollar strengthening against 32 of the 33 major currencies with the exception of Chinese Renminbi.
Job creation through public private partnership projects
Quite a lot has been written about PPPs and its benefit to society through infrastructure development. However, what is often overlooked is the job creation that comes with these PPP projects and subsequently the PPP industry.
Bukina Faso unrest: food shortage likely to hit Ghana
There could be a possible shortage of tomatoes and other vegetables in the coming months if current political turbulence in Burkina Faso drags. This is the fear expressed by Tomato sellers in Ghana.
Biogas project to add 600MW power to national grid
Nearly 600 megawatts (MW) of power will be added to the national grid from a biogas facility four years from now, President John Dramani Mahama has said.
Coalition supports workers’ demands for good pension
A Coalition of opposition political parties supports workers in their struggle to secure good pension benefits when they retire.
Financial system not well understood
A new Barclays Bank survey has found that though Ghanaians generally have a high propensity to save, they are unable to do so due to a lack of understanding of how the financial system operates.
12 Unions agree to talks in spite of court action by govt
Representatives of the Forum of Public Sector Registered Pension Scheme Workers have agreed to return to the negotiation table, in spite of a suit filed against them by the government.
Producer price inflation sees marginal decrease
Ghana’s year-on-year Producer Price Index (PPI) decreased to 46.7 per cent in September as compared to last month's rate of 48.3 per cent.